December 29, 2000 |
Notorious * The many misfortunes of Robert Downey Jr. prove that prison is hard on the hair. * Geena Davis showed the world her assets on Emmy night. * Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris found that making up is hard to do in the national spotlight. Sweep It Under the Red Carpet * Some would argue that "South Park's" Matt Stone filled out his pink Gwyneth Paltrow-esque dress better than she did.
November 16, 1990 |
Roger Craig, the San Francisco 49ers star running back, has had a steady stream of modeling and acting jobs since he started appearing in Macy's California Passport fashion shows. Now he's doing ads for Calvin Klein underwear and for various drinks and shoes favored by jocks. And then there are his TV-host and exercise-video careers. If you think he's ready for a starring role in a movie, you're right: Craig plays a cop in a Roger Corman action film due out next month. NO MORE MR.
March 13, 2000 |
"We didn't even think they would show up," said Nancy Mather of Manhattan Beach, decked out in Lakers jersey, hat and shorts, unable to take her eyes off Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant. Forget the competition; the 400 or so who gathered courtside at the Great Western Forum early Friday night were content to watch the Lakers play against each other for an hour. "This is totally cool," gabbed one middle-aged man into his cell phone.
October 1, 1999
With all the attention given to fashion designers in New York, Milan and Paris, those who live and work in Los Angeles often are overlooked within traditional fashion circles. But Sunday, the spotlight will be on William Beranek and Jenisa Washington, two local designers who will be formally receiving awards that were announced earlier from the CaliforniaMart at the Mondrian Hotel in West Hollywood.
July 23, 1993 |
Ever wondered why the contestants in the Miss America pageant look like well-preserved 40-year-olds? So has Jeff Margolis. "Not that there's anything wrong with a 40-year-old woman," says the producer-director hired to give the pageant an overdue face lift. It's just that a parade of them doesn't garner the kind of ratings a parade of bubbly 19-year-olds might. And Miss America's Nielsens haven't measured up lately.
October 6, 1998 |
Here's a sooo SoCal story for ya, straight from the fashion front lines at Sunday night's CaliforniaMart Designer Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The Rising Star of the Year winner, Cynthia Vincent, kinda, sorta, more or less had a feeling she would take home the hourglass-shaped crystal trophy for her St. Vincent line. She's no clairvoyant, but Vincent said her friend and fellow nominee Monah Li "told me her psychic told her I was gonna win. She told me two weeks ago."